The Wallaceburg Tartans senior girls basketball team is ranked #1 heading into this weekend’s OFSAA ‘AA’ basketball championships.

The tournament is being held in London, Ontario from Thursday, November 22 to Saturday, November 24.

Janine Day, head coach for the team, told the Sydenham Current the squad is pumped to be the top seed and they are aiming to bring home a championship to Wallaceburg.

“The kids are excited,” Day said.

“They have worked very hard for this position.”

Wallaceburg will play the #11 ranked Thunder Bay Hammarskjold in the opening round on Thursday at Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School.

Tip off is set for 12 p.m.

The Tartans are making their fourth straight OFSAA appearance.

“It’s been a successful season with great team chemistry,” Day said.

A total of 18 teams will be vying for the provincial title.